26 May Benefits of Lemons

Lemons are one of my favorite fruits. They are so versatile. Use them to dress your salads and vegetables, to flavor your water, to add zing to your seafood and to reduce the bitterness in green juices. The juice from one lemon has 1/3 of...

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09 Apr No Nonsense Guide to Gluten free

You have to watch this one minute clip from Jimmy Kimmel as he surveys people about gluten. Their responses are hilarious. It’s amazing how people just jump on the latest band wagon whether they understand it or not! What is Gluten? Gluten is a protein found in...

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29 Dec Adiós Love Handles

I don’t know about you, but after the holidays, I’m feeling bloated and exhausted. I was trying to figure out why and then I realized – of course, it’s what I’ve been eating! I’ve been so busy stressing about family get-togethers, purchasing the perfect presents and...

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24 Nov What’s in your B.A.G.?

I went to a great presentation a few weeks ago by a local therapist, Cara Maksimow, and something she spoke about truly resonated with me. She talked about a tool that she uses each day: What’s in your B.A.G.? Rather than only ask her children what three...

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15 Jun Sports Drinks: Do we need them?

The marketers have done a great job convincing us that we ‘need’ sports drinks, like Gatorade and Powerade, to sufficiently hydrate ourselves and to maintain peak performance. Millions of dollars are spent reinforcing this message. But, is it true? More importantly - are they healthy for...

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15 May What is your body telling you?

I believe our bodies are perfect. They constantly give us signals, or whispers, but the question is “Are we listening”?  Most of us don't wake up one morning and feel lousy.  Instead, we start feeling minor symptoms, often caused by silent inflammation, that we ignore. ...

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